Gerald Dean Mannen, 79, Derby, formerly of Hays, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Derby Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Aug. 2, 1939, in Oakley to Richard David and Helen Valeria (Bloom) Mannen. He was a 1957 graduate of Oakley High School.

Survivors include a sister, Patricia Chvilicek, Derby; a nephew, Leonard Chvilicek and wife, Teresa, Derby; and a great niece, Taylee Chvilicek of Derby.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Inurnment will take place at a later date in Oakley Cemetery.

Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

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